Chapter 5. Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to deploy applications to an OpenShift cluster from CodeReady Workspaces?
Yes. The user must log in to the OpenShift cluster from their running workspace using oc login.
For best performance, what is the recommended storage to use for Persistent Volumes used with CodeReady Workspaces?
Use block storage.
Is it possible to deploy more than one CodeReady Workspaces instance on the same cluster?
It is not recommended. This feature is subject to removal in a future release.
Is it possible to install CodeReady Workspaces offline (that is, disconnected from the internet)?
Yes. See Installing CodeReady Workspaces in restricted environments.
Is it possible to use non-default certificates with CodeReady Workspaces?
Yes, you can use self-signed or public certificates. See Installing CodeReady Workspaces on OpenShift Container Platform 3.11.
Is it possible to run multiple workspaces simultaneously?
Yes. See Configuring the number of workspaces a user can run.
What specific changes have been implemented for IBM Power Systems?

The memory limit for some plug-ins has been increased, to give Pods sufficient RAM to run.

Table 5.1. Example memory limits differences between IBM Power System and other architectures

Plug-inIBM Power SystemOther architectures

Che-Theia editor

2G

512M

OpenShift connector

2.5G

1.5G